On February 6th, the Overseas Students Affairs Office of International Exchange and Cooperation Office organized 18 international students from Korea, Nigeria, Venezuela, Morocco, Tonga, and Botswana to go to the Beijing National Aquatics Center (Water Cube) to watch the curling competition of the Olympic Winter Games Beijing 2022.
According to the requirements of the People’s Government of Beijing Municipality and Beijing Organizing Committee for the 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, the Overseas Students Affairs Office of International Exchange and Cooperation Office strictly followed epidemic prevention policies and the audience notice of Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics. These international students from Beijing Foreign Studies University (BFSU) showed a good spirit and were highly recognized by Beijing Winter Olympic organizers. They were grateful to BFSU for organizing them to watch the competition of Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics, and paid a high tribute to the hard work of the Foreign Affairs Office of the People’s Government of Beijing Municipality and Beijing 2022 volunteers. Besides, they also expressed deep appreciation for the excellent organization and thoughtful service of Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics.
SON SEUNGYUN, Korea, School of English and International Studies
“I was amazed at the scale of the competition venues. It's much better to watch the game at the venue close than to watch it on TV. It was a very unforgettable experience.”
HAN SE YOUNG, Korea, International Business School
“This was my first time to watch the Olympic Games at the venue. I love Beijing. I was sincerely grateful to Beijing Organizing Committee for the 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games and BFSU for providing this opportunity to watch the competition.”
LEE SEOHYUN, Korea, School of Chinese Language and Literature
“I was deeply impressed by the dedication of the athletes, volunteers and staff to the competition. We can learn the spirit of cooperation from the athletes, which is exactly what the Olympic Games advocated. I was really glad to have the chance to watch the game at the venue.”
FANE GAONE, Botswana, School of International Relations and Diplomacy
“I was very excited to be able to watch the game at the venue. As a foreigner, this was a particularly precious and unforgettable experience. The Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics is very meticulous in health security. Volunteers warmly welcomed us. Although it was only a simple behavior, it had a very special impact on the audience and provided us with convenience. Great thanks to BFSU and Beijing Organizing Committee for the 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games!”
OSIKA PRECILLA HALAEVALU FONONGAVAINGA, Tonga, International Business School
“The game was wonderful. It was my first time to watch a curling competition. I felt very good. I was very satisfied with the organization of the event. It was a happy day. Thank you all!”